DIABETIC-FRIENDLY GRANOLA and APPLE-RASPBERRY GRANOLA CRISP

Granola can be a real problem for diabetics as most commercial products are high in sugars. Why not make your own so you will know exactly what is in your granola and you can adjust according to your tastes or dietary needs. Here is a dessert made using granola and a recipe to make your own granola. APPLE-RASPBERRY GRANOLA CRISP …

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Almond Pressed Cookies

Ingredients  1 cup butter, softened  1/2 cup sugar  1 egg  2 1/4 cup flour  1/4 tsp salt  1/4 tsp almond extract  1/4 cup sugar for rolling  sprinkles for decorating  Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Using a mixer, cream butter and sugar on medium speed. Add egg and mix until thoroughly combined. Slowly add flour, salt, and almond extract. Cover and …

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White Chocolate Mud Cake r1

Ingredients List We use a 20ml tablespoon and 250ml measuring cup for all of our recipes. 300g white chocolate (we use Cadbury Dream white chocolate) 200g butter (if using unsalted butter, add 1/4 teaspoon fine table salt with the butter) 250ml (1 cup) milk 165g (3/4 cup) caster sugar 2 teaspoons (10ml) vanilla extract 2 large eggs, lightly beaten (we …

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RASPBERRY LEMONADE CAKE – TORT CU ZMEURA SI LAMAIE

Ever since Christina Tosi replaced Joe Bastianich in the new Masterchef season, I’ve been slightly obbsessed with her recipes. She’s a pastry chef and I am somehow excited to see pastry chefs stepping out on tv shows like this one. I kept reading on various blogs that the recipes found in her Momofuku Milk Bar book are time consuming and …

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Berry Tiramisu Trifle Recipe

A decadent show stopper dessert perfect for Mother’s day, Valentine’s or a spring garden party! Initially I came up with this recipe out of guilt, as I always make the Italian Tiramisu Cheesecake for myself. But the BatMan is not fond of coffee at all. So I came up with a caffeine free, berry loaded version to keep everyone happy, …

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Italian Lemon Olive Oil Cake Recipe with Berries & Mascarpone

The best Italian lemon olive oil cake of your dreams, dressed festively with layers of whipped mascarpone cheese, lemon curd, a honey lemon blueberry sauce and finished with juicy, fresh blackberries. Like a Tiramisu, but even better! This Italian lemon olive oil cake is Everything and a bucket of organic blackberries!Today I bring to you the first official cake recipe …

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FRESH PEACH CUSTARD PIE

I love pie. But I don’t necessarily love making pie. Let’s just say I haven’t had a ton of experience in the pie baking department. Can probably count the number of pies I’ve made on one hand. But last week I made a Fresh Peach Custard Pie. If you follow this blog at all, you know I’ve highlighted peach recipes …

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PEACHES AND CREAM PIE

Let’s talk about peaches. I’ll be totally honest. I don’t love peaches. Or should I say I didn’t love peaches…until now. You all know by now that I’m super picky about my fruit. Peaches have never been a favorite. We had peach trees in our backyard growing up so most of my experience with peaches were hot and rotting in …

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BLACKBERRY LEMONADE PIE

When it comes to the dessert of choice around here, it’s definitely pie. And this Blackberry Lemonade Pie was a huge hit with my pie loving family! This creamy pie combines the flavors of lemon and blackberry in a Golden Oreo crust. With cream cheese and homemade whipped cream making up the filling, it’s a bit like a cross between …

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COCONUT CREAM PIE

Since posting my homemade pie crust tutorial last year, I’ve been wanting to work on more pie recipes to share with you.  And since a dessert table at Easter just doesn’t feel complete without some kind of coconut dessert, I felt like a coconut cream pie would be the perfect start. If you’ve never tried a homemade coconut cream pie, …

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